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Pediatric Epilepsy Specialists

Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Center’s multidisciplinary team includes pediatric epileptologists, advanced practice registered nurses, medical education specialist, neurosurgeons, research doctors, research professionals, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, genetic counselors, dietitians and social workers.

Attending Physicians

Advanced Practice Providers

Ketogenic Dietitians

Robyn Blackford, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Specialty Programs: Ketogenic Diet Program

Wesley Lowman, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Specialty Programs: Ketogenic Diet Program

Genetic Counselors

Support Team

Amy Diamond, MSW, LCSW

Social Worker

Specialty Programs: Epilepsy Genetics Clinic

Research Staff

Katie Sparks, CCRP

Associate Director, Neurology Research

Special Interests: Management, finances, audit readiness

Stefanie McCormack, CCRP

Clinical Research Coordinator

Special Interests: Health literacy, healthcare innovation, community engagement, patient advocacy

Enrique Rojas

Clinical Research Coordinator

Special Interests: Genetics, stem cells, data science, health technology

Maya Stosic, MD, MBA, CCRP

Research Scientist

Special Interests: Quality control, budget negotiations, feasibility tool, leadership

Abigail Van Nuland

Research Scientist